Teaching Prevention 2015 Comes to a Close
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The APTR Annual meeting - Teaching Prevention 2015: Connect. Motivate. Innovate. Educate, held March 15-17, brought together health professions faculty to network and advance population health education.After the meeting kick-off on Sunday, attendees engaged in dialogue and discussion during the Training Prevention Champions Workshop.Mark S Sothmann, PhD; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the Medical College of South Carolina welcomed attendees to Charleston during the Monday opening plenary session. The opening plenary highlighted prevention initiatives underway in South Carolina and dynamic discussion around what types of partnerships can improve health outcomes.
With a dynamic agenda, Teaching Prevention 2015 showcased a talented group of presenters. During the 2015 APTR Awards Luncheon, individuals were honored for advancing population health education. APTR would like to thank the Medical College of South Carolina for its sponsorship of the luncheon. Congratulations to this year's winners.
During the Welcome Reception and Poster Presentation student and faculty presented posters on a variety of topics. Thank you to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for its sponsorship of the reception. Congratulations to the student poster recipients of the Certificate of achievement.
- Kyle Morgenstern, Medical Student, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
- Jaleen D. Sims, MPH, Medical Student, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Thank you to all of our honored guests, moderators, speakers, sponsors, and attendees. Finally, APTR would like to thank the annual meeting chair Sabrina Neeley, MPH, PhD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, and the entire annual meeting planning committee for all of their support and hard work.